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b michael - Featured Couture Fashion Designer 6th Annual Fashion On The Square
The 6th Annual Fashion On The Square hits the runway July 25 - 26, 2009 at the Intercontinental Hotel in San Francisco, California. FOTS 2009 is excited to welcome New York's Best Kept Secret Fashion Designer b michael to the runway.
By: Mark-Anthony Edwards
FOTS 2009 schedule of events include, which all take place at the Intercontinental Hotel, 888 Howard St., San Francisco
July 25th - 9 am - 5 pm: Industry Workshops/Seminars
July 25th - 6:00 pm: VIP Reception and Couture Designer Runway Fashion Show
July 26th - 3:00 pm: All Children/Teen (Ages 5-17) Runway Fashion Show
We are excited to have our generous sponsors onboard, who include: Continental Airlines, Acaramia Magazine, Personality Hotels, Donatello Hotel, and others.
About b michael
His designs have been featured editorially on Halle Berry and Cate Blanchett. Sisters Venus and Serena Williams have been spotted sitting front-row at his runway shows wearing b michael clothes. b michael decided in 1999 to launch his successful line after designing for Oscar de La Renta and Louis Feraud among others. His collections has garnered appreciative fans including socialites and personalities such as Pamela Joyner, Susan Fales-Hill, Nancy Wilson, Cicely Tyson, Beyonce Knowles, Colleen Atwood, Pearl Nipon, Lena Horne, Lynn Whitfield, Angela Bassett, Myrna Colley-Lee
Fashion On The Squares supports these three charities, where no less than 10% of the net proceeds will be divided equally:
Wardrobe For Opportunity
Wardrobe for Opportunity is a volunteer-based non-profit that provides professional clothing and career support to low-income job seekers so they can secure employment and become economically self-sufficient. www.wardrobe.org
Kids in Distressed Situations (K.I.D.S.) brings hope and self-esteem to children and their families by providing new clothes, shoes, toys, furniture, books and juvenile products donated by leading manufacturers and retailers. The donations move through K.I.D.S.’ network of community social service agencies in the U.S. and abroad to reach children in need. K.I.D.S. programs support homeless relief, domestic abuse victims, literacy, military families, ill children, families of the incarcerated and disaster survivors. www.KIDSdonations.org.
About Fashion Delivers
Fashion Delivers began as a charitable endeavor in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and emerged into a full-fledged non-profit distributing over 33 million dollars in donations from some of the biggest names in fashion. Through world-wide networks of partners and more than a thousand local agencies, Fashion Delivers coordinates the donation and delivery of excess new products from the men’s, women’s and home furnishing’s industries to areas in need. www.fashiondelivers.org.
Tickets to the runway shows and seminars go on sale June 1, 2009 online at www.fashiononthesquare.com. For more information, media credentials, sponsorship, etc. contact Y’Anad Burrell at either email@example.com or yanad_burrell@
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For the few who don’t know b. michael is no stranger to the fashion world this exquisite designer once designed for Louis Feraud and Oscar del a Renta before he launched his own line in 1999.